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a really good job here. >> that's because you wanted to get maureen. >> all the time. i wanted to get under her skin. she was truly like my sister. >> she really was marcia, marcia, marcia. >> she was. >> well, you're a middle child, too. i'm surprised you didn't go greg, greg, greg. >> no. >> he was -- >> wait a minute. >> he was afraid of barry. >> i wasn't afraid of barry. barry wasn't a kid. he always wanted to be in with bob and florence and an adult. and it was sort of laughable from our position. but we let him do it. nonetheless, he was intimidating in that way. and there was this dynamic between maureen and barry that constantly played through the five years. maureen's mom couldn't drive. we were neighbors. or we were close. we drove in every day. outside of spending this afternoon with maureen every day, we spent this hour driving in and driving home. which allowed us to talk. or maureen to talk, about barry. and she's asking my advice about barry. and barry's asking my advice about maureen. what do i know? i'm 13 years old. >> my job was to keep throwing water on both of these pe
of information. >> who picked up the phone? maureen, was it you or your husband? >> we both did because we were told ahead of time that the department of defense was going to be calling us. >> it turns out to be the president of the united states. >> yes. there was a voice that said, this is the white house and the president would like to speak to you. >> i grabbed the other phone right away. >> i could imagine that you did. >> can you tell us a little bit about that conversation? >> it was very brief. he said that he had to decided to award our son the medal of honor. >> it was a very brief conversation for about a minute. he was at a loss for words, too. he wanted to call to celebrate and congratulate and then after an awkward pause for a second, he had to add posthumously. he was very gracious and a brief phone call and after his phone call other people would follow up and work through the mechanics and that was about it. >> when i read about what your son did and the bravery, you know, i mentioned a little bit leading into you, but it's been called raw heroism. he gets hit. he has a gunshot
of the republicans. this isn't an electoral wave. it is a temper tantrum. liberal "new york times" columnist maureen dowd writes "obama is the head of the dysfunctional family of america, a rational man running a most irrational nation." that's a constant theme among the left, that american voters aren't sophisticated enough to understand what's happening in their country. we're so screwed up, aren't we? joining us from north carolina is bernie goldberg. what makes you sure that the left wing arrogance on display, no doubt about that, is affecting barack obama directly? >> well, i can't and nobody can be so sure of it because the pollsters never ask that kind of question. they never say, are you offended that they're constantly calling you names? but it's my strong hunch that this year, while the economy certainly is the number one issue, no question about that, it's not this time around, it's not just the economy stupid, as the saying goes. people don't like being called names. they just don't. if you're against the mosque, the left has been telling us that it's because -- against the mosque in th
-- to educate drivers about the potentially deadly consequences. fox 5's maureen umeh has the details. >> reporter: you've seen it, maybe even done it yourself. >> probably talking on the phone is probably the biggest thing. >> reporter: but there's also texting, eating, putting on makeup or sometimes worse all while driving. >> i admit once in a while i've looked at my e-mail at a light and all of a sudden the light changes and you're not going and backing up traffic. it's a problem. >> reporter: distractions that pose a danger on the roadways and fairfax county police are cracking down. >> it's really gotten to be an epidemic and it's very dangerous. that is the message we are really trying to drive home that even though it's not illegal to do some of these activities, it's causing a probable. >> reporter: a recent study by the virginia tech transportation institute shows nearly 80% of all crashes and 65% of all near crashes involve driver in attention due to distraction. >> i say the most important thing about driving is alertness. it's not so much ability but alertness. >> reporte
a particular beat, tom friedman has a beat. >> he actually knows what he is talking about. >> rose: and maureen doesn't either but. >> that is what she does. i don't know, i hope people appreciate at heart what maureen does to be that witty and clever and that perceptive three days. it's easy to write the columns i do. what she does is really hard. >> rose: you know what is the most amazing thing about her for me is her capacity to create the perfect ending line. she has more of a gift for a last sentence than anybody i know. >> that's a good point. i hadn't thought about that. first sentences are famously important. i actually try to read, it was great first sentences was orwell. i sometime goes back to get the rhythm of his first sentences. but i don't know how-- i will die at age 50. >> rose: i hope not. thank you for coming. >> thank you. >> rose: david brooks for the hour. thank you for joining us. see you next time. on the next charlie rose a conversation about law, the supreme court and the constitution. with associate justice of the supreme court steven bryer. join us. >> with its's up
the country around. host: all right. we'll go on to massachusetts, maureen, independent line. good morning. caller: good morning, how are you? host: doing well. caller: good. i do have a comment. host: ok. caller: i follow this very closely, and i follow fox news very closely, as well as your station. i do feel very strongly that there needs to be a stimulus for the actual taxpayer. i think that if president obama would give money back to the taxpayer, you'll see the economy get back. host: what do you think that would do for democratic's prospects in november, if he were to put forth an idea that would go right to the individual, an economic idea? caller: i think it would help them, because i'm not going to vote democratic. even though i'm an independent, i will volt as republican. host: what about a payroll tax holiday. caller: no, i don't think so, because independent contractors, we don't get paid unless we sell. we cannot collect unemployment. he needs to put into this system a stimulus package for the taxpayer, and i mean money, i mean like $15,000 to $20,000 per taxpayer. he can do
maureen o'dowd, joe klein acknowledge an occasional pining for bush 43. all four said bush should be doing something he currently refuses to do, come out publicly now you in defense of the proposed islamic center near ground zero. all four presuming of course bush would defend it. yes, klein, column is titled, missing george w. if mckinnon had read the article, he would see the first sentence says, not really. the people spoke first, mckinnon claims. this big board he claims. who put it up? people, just people. business people. is there any other kind? why do people supposedly miss mr. bush? bush reduced the deficit from 412 billion to 162 billion in 2007. as if bush had a three-year presidency. he links to a graph which blames the 2009 deficit on obama. quote, folks long for his steady hand. they miss his warmth and emthree. >> we see his steadying hand expressing his warmth and empathy and here as well. we see him joking warmly about the absence of wmd in iraq. a lie for which under his steadying hand 4,427 americans have already died. we have seen these attributes since he left the whit
to an emergency call on marlboro pike. fox 5's maureen umeh is here now with the story. >> the horrific crash was captured on the ambulance's event recording camera. it will be crucial to authorities figuring out what happened. it has not been made public, but we are hearing details. an suv mangled beyond recognition, an ambulance sheared apart from the force of the crash, the aftermath of an accident that happened after midnight thursday on marlboro pike in district heights. all three men inside the suv died. 35-year-old tony burney was a passenger. >> real good guy. >> reporter: the other two victims were uncle and nephew, 22-year-old andre watley was deaf and was about to begin school at galladette university. >> very intelligent bright happy child. everyone loved him. >> reporter: emmanuel jones, andre's uncle, was driving. >> they were best friends. >> reporter: a camera like this one inside the ambulance recorded the fast moving suv apparently crossing the double yellow line into the path of the ambulance. public information officer mark brady saw the tape. >> you can see in the distanc
brought us john boehner's family. maureen dowd wrote about her sister. >> she did, her sister peggy. she writes this, when peggy left barry, despite being a washington native, peggy believed the dazzling young newcomer, obama, could change washington. but she has lost a lot of faith now saying she might vote for mit romney over alabama in 2012. he hasn't saved the economy. now he's admitting he made very limettle congress. you can't for four years blame the person who used to be president. obama tries to compromise too much and doesn't look like a strong leader. i don't watch m anymore. i'm turned off by him. i think he's an elitist. he does what he wants and then he tells tous do other things. >> mike, that's just a shotgun blast of maureen dows -- >> i know peggy, yes, i do. she's on to something. >> she is? >> you hear these complaints from democrats as well as republicans. >> i think she's on to -- i think more and more people are feeling, deservedly or undeservedly, you're trying to tell us how to live, how to do a, b and c. and yet, listen, sounds like a cheap shot. your family wen
. >>> the mid terms fast approaching and president obama in what "new york times" columnist maureen dowd calls his best buzzer beating mtrode. made recenttrips to cleveland and lwaukee and gave a news conference on friday and tomorrow back in virginia. is it enough to pull ahead and rescue democrats across the country. let's bring in aaron mcperin. good morning. >> good morning. >> do you the president is as good of a campaigner as candidate obama in 2008? >> he's getting there. that's what a lot of opinion columnists are saying, he's finally getting his groove back and bring the fight a little more. you mentioned some of the places he's been to recently and i would point out that some of his public appearances in places like wisconsin and also in pennsylvania, are in states that are pretty riable for democrats in recent campaign cycl. the fact that he's going to states like that show that the democrats are going have a very tough time. obama was able to win states likened yanna and north caroliiana -- like indiana and north carolina and now they're going back to the traditional democratic st
.com. approaching and president obama is digging in. "new york times" columnist maureen dowd calls it his best buzzer beating mode. with recent trips to cleveland l d milwaukee, a news conference on friday and tomorrow he'lbe in virginia. but is it enough to you rescue democrats across the country? let's bring in eleanor clift from news week and kristina bell antonio. good morning, ladies. >> good morning, everybody. >> i'm curious, eleanor, if you think e president today is as good a campaigner as candidate obama was in 2008. >> candidate obama was a blank slate. everybody could project all their hopes and their wishes on him. democrats loved him. independents loved him, even some republicans loved him. now he's got a record to defend. and i think we've discovered that he's not really leading a movement. i don't know where all those new voters are. they don't seem to be energized to turn out in this midterm. it looks like the election's going to revert to form with older voters showing up, disgruntled voters showing up, and all of the voters who obama inspired two years ago kind of sitting th
, at the present miss player maureen conley became the first woman to win all four major grand slam tournaments in the same year. conley was just 18 years old at the time. she started the season with a win at the australian open over julie sampson but in the next three tournament finals she faced the same opponent each time doris hart. that day at the u.s. open right here in new york, the quick footed conley made short work of her competition. in fact, little mo took the title in just 4 minutes. unfortunately a horse riding accident the following year cut her career short at just 19 years old. she never played professionally again. but a teenager took the tennis world by storm 57 years ago today.
not only the united states, but throughout the world. and then the comments -- maureen dowd said it was the latest tone deaf mood by the white house that was supposed to excel in communication. ouch. >> it seems they can do no right. >> not this morning. >> we'll be right back. this friday through monday, save up to 50% on select items. and select varieties of tropical fish are $1 each! petsmart. we love to see healthy, happy pets! get up to 85% off during the summer style clearance event... ...and all drills are on sale. including this dewalt 12v drill for $99. plus save $150 on an lg 32" 1080p lcd tv, only $449.99. sears. ♪ [ female announcer ] bursting with mouth-watering real fruit and refreshingly blended with creamy, low-fat yogurt. mcdonald's new strawberry banana and wildberry smoothies are 100% pure sipping fun. the simple joy of real fruit smoothies. ♪ the simple joy of real fruit smoothies. i can take one airline out... and another home. so with more flight options, i can find the combination that gets me there and back quickest. where you book matters. expedia. bu
is quoted in "the new york times" in maureen dowd's column about sarah palin, she should not run and she won't run. that's jimmy carter's belief. that's also my belief. >> willie, is she going to run? >> yeah. i think she can't resist. he also got buchanan to say something nice about jimmy carter. >> that was the report. >> i bring people together. i'm coming out of this ahmadinejad breakfast with mika and it occurs to us after getting the transcript e-mailed to us that ahmadinejad was saying nicer things about israel than you were saying about jimmy carter. two hours after we're teaching about keeping calm that even pat buchanan felt sorry for jimmy carter and had to defend him. you're like karzai. you're on your meds, you're off your meds. >> i love you. i hate you. >> boy, that sounds familiar. norah o'donnell, you have done extensive reporting on sarah palin. it certainly looked like a political campaign ad to all of us. what about you? >> i think she'll run. i don't know that she can win, but i think what's clear in this is that if she does run, she will run as part of the tea party, no
extent is this, you know, to steal a phrase from maureen dowd, to what extent is because she appears to be a sarah palin mini-me? she looks like her, she sounds like her, and you know the national media's obsession with sarah palin. some smell blood in the water because she's got some, well, interesting history, and the people on the left love to revel in comments like that witchcraft thing and, you know, opposing masturbation, thing which, by the way, the catholic church does teach. and some on the right are obsessed with what's going to happen on november 2nd. >> look, sarah palin's on a roll right now. the candidates she's endorsed have been pretty successful. she's three for three in the last three primaries, so the better someone like christine o'donnell does, the better sarah palin does. and you sandwich in there her appearance in iowa over the weekend, and that makes her a big story. so you and i both know on november 2nd at 12:01, make it november 3rd, we're going to be talking about the presidential campaign nonstop, and everyone will look at the sarah palin scorecard and se
" debacle, if you will. she poked fun at her wardrobe. well, just watch, see what happened. >> maureen, what the hell happened to your shirt? >> looks like today's show is brought to you by the number 38 and the letter dd. >> well, i guess i -- i developed over the summer. >> you guess? >> she addressed her lack of dress, basically. >> elmo there and the whole skit. they were going to do on "sesame street" was with elmo. so you could see that she was having fun at her own expense. >> yeah. well, if you've been following the situation with david beckham, it has really gotten bad to worse. i mean, it's the least you can say. a second woman is now coming forward and she is saying that she had sexual relations with the soccer superstar in 2007. she's a prostitute. she's telling "in touch" magazine she took part in a threesome with beckham and a former prostitute. she's 26 years old, she says she was paid $10,000. and like i said, that's on the heels of another woman. the beckhams have been -- they're saying we're going to file a lawsuit. he is obviously very irate. take a look at what happened r
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